David joined MAF International in September 2017. Prior to that he served with MAF US, working for twenty-five years across the globe in multiple roles: pilot/mechanic, instructor pilot, Programme Manager, Regional Director, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, and Chief Operations Officer. He has also served on various advisory, governance and management boards and is a member of the board of PACTEC International, a Swiss NGO. Dave is deeply committed to live out his Christian faith to see lives changed by the love of Christ. He believes that the services MAF provides are a key enabler to bringing help, hope and healing to those who otherwise would be isolated.
Norman joined MAF International as the Chief Operations Officer in July 2020 with more than 25 years of international aviation experience. He previously served with Airbus as Senior Vice President, Digital Solutions, and with GE Aviation most recently as President and CEO for the Business & General Aviation turboprops engine business. Prior to GE, Norman was with Cessna Aircraft Company where he most recently led the Citation CJ4 program from concept to delivery. Norman is a licensed commercial pilot with type ratings, instructor pilot, and maintenance engineer.
Anna joined MAF International in 2013, and has served as Chief Finance Officer since January 2017. She thrives on using her skills to serve isolated communities through MAF. Anna spent her early years as a child to missionary doctors serving in Asia, and grew to share their passion to see Jesus’s love shared across our world. Following university, Anna trained as an accountant with Deloitte. She worked across blue chip, commercial and not-for-profit sectors in an audit and business advisory capacity, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales.
Bill has 30 years of experience in not-for-profit governance and management in Africa, Europe and Asia Pacific. A former aviation lawyer and commercial aeroplane and helicopter pilot, Bill holds theological qualifications and a Masters in International and Community Development. As International Development Director, Bill is currently responsible for the development of MAF’s Asian resourcing capacity and institutional funding, and is Head of Legal Services.
Carel holds a Masters of Human Resource Management, as well as a Diploma in Labour Law.
Following a successful corporate career in HR Carel then transitioned to work in the not-for-profit world, where he held senior positions in several NGOs, including the Salvation Army, in Australia. Carel will take up his new role in MAF in April 2022, and is excited about joining a team that shares the love of Jesus Christ with people in isolated areas.
Bastiaan joined MAF in 2009, serving in Madagascar and South Sudan. Bastiaan was Country Director for South Sudan for more than 9 years. Prior to MAF, Bastiaan served in several Managing Director roles in the transportation and power generation industries. Bastiaan led the start up of the South Sudan programme and has built incredible relationship in South Sudan and the other Africa programmes. Bastiaan has served as Regional Director for MAF in Africa since March 2022.
Stephen’s first introduction to MAF was as a ‘MAF Missionary Kid’, born in Papua New Guinea and growing up in Indonesia (Papua, Timor) and Melbourne, Australia. Stephen then joined MAF in 1997, serving as a pilot in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Since then he has served in a variety of roles and acquired 15 years’ experience in governance and executive management in Australian and PNG aviation entities. In addition to management experience, Stephen has experience and qualifications in commercial aviation (pilot), and bachelor’s degrees in Aeronautical Engineering and Theology. Stephen has served as Regional Director for MAF in Asia Pacific since 2012 and also serves as a board member for MAF Papua New Guinea, MAF Technologies PNG, Rural Airstrip Agency (RAA) PNG and AvServe (Aviation Training Consultancy).
Stuart leads a global team to provide trained, competent and informed pilots and operations staff that operate to common, agreed standards across MAF International. This role focuses on the enablement of the safe, legal, reliable, efficient and effective delivery of flight operations while demonstrating leadership in accordance with MAF core values. Stuart joined MAF in 2003 flying in many of our MAF programmes and holding multiple roles: line pilot, Flight Instructor, Safety Manager, Chief Pilot, Operations Manager, Country Director, Support Manager and most recently as the Acting Aviation Director. Prior to MAF, Stuart served as a pilot with the RAF for 13 years.